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May 29, 2013 Treasury Approves Voluntary Booze Labeling
February 9, 2009 Absolut Mistake
February 9, 2009 Groups Urge the NBA to Ban Courtside Booze Ads
January 16, 2009 NCAA Alcohol Advertising Policies Not Restrictive, Despite Claim
August 8, 2008 CSPI Blasts NCAA Decision to Keep Beer Ads
August 5, 2008 Pressure Grows to Expel Beer Advertising from NCAA Basketball
April 29, 2008 Brewers Urged to Stop Marketing Beer Shirts to Young Girls
April 18, 2008 Maine Taxes on Soda, Beer & Wine Applauded
April 9, 2008 College Presidents Urge Elimination of Alcohol Advertising on NCAA Sports
February 28, 2008 CSPI to Sue Anheuser-Busch, Miller over Alcoholic Energy Drinks
January 22, 2008 Labels on Alcoholic Drinks Should Include Calories, Ingredients & Alcohol Content, Says CSPI
November 30, 2007 NBC Affiliate in NYC Urged To Reconsider Liquor Ads
September 4, 2007 NFL Linebacker Case Highlights League's Ties to Alcohol Money, Says CSPI
July 27, 2007 More Teens Choosing Liquor over Beer?
May 18, 2007 Last Call for Anheuser-Busch’s Ill-Considered ‘Spykes’ Drink
May 8, 2007 CSPI Tracks Beer Money in Congress
April 16, 2007 Anheuser-Busch's "Spykes" Labels Illegal, Group Says
April 4, 2007 CSPI Urges Nationwide Recall of Spykes "Liquid Lunchables"
March 7, 2007 Surgeon General's Call to Action on Underage Drinking Welcomed
February 28, 2007 Anheuser-Busch Urged to Abandon "Idiotarod" Beer Promotion
December 7, 2006 Congress Passes Sober Truth on Preventing (STOP) Underage Drinking Act
October 19, 2006 Stars Urged to Rethink "Bud.TV"
September 27, 2006 Major Distiller Opposes Partnering with NASCAR
July 12, 2006 Federal Trade Commission Urged to Investigate Beer and Liquor Sponsorship of NASCAR
June 29, 2006 Advocates Praise Big Ten Conference and Fox Cable Networks for New Alcohol-Free Sports Channel
June 22, 2006 Give Bud the Boot from World Cup, Groups Say
May 2, 2006 CSPI Reaction to CASA Study
March 30, 2006 April is Alcohol Awareness Month
March 15, 2006 NCAA Schools Urged to End Beer Ads on Broadcasts
February 13, 2006 CSPI to Anheuser-Busch: Cancel the Torino Teen Kegger
February 8, 2006 CSPI Responds to the Beer Institute’s Creation of an Independent Third-Party Review Panel to Field Complaints About Beer Advertising
February 2, 2006 U.S. Ski Association Urged to Dump Beer Sponsor in Wake of Bode Miller Flap
December 7, 2005 Alcohol Tax Hikes Prove Popular in New Poll
October 6, 2005 Schwarzenegger Urged to Veto "Alcopop" Tax Break
May 16, 2005 Noted Economists Support Higher Taxes on Alcoholic Beverages
April 7, 2005 Bud Light Accused of Trivializing Alcoholism in New Ad
April 1, 2005 Coaches, CSPI Urge NCAA to End Beer Ads on College Sports
March 9, 2005 CSPI to NCAA: Time to Revisit Beer Ads
January 12, 2005 CSPI Praises Alcohol Section of Dietary Guidelines
November 10, 2004 CSPI Slams NASCAR Hard-Liquor Deal
July 30, 2004 American College Health Association Praised For Commitment To End Alcohol Ads On College Sports Broadcasts
July 22, 2004 Momentum Builds to End Beer Ads in College Sports
July 21, 2004 CSPI on Introduction of STOP Underage Drinking Act
May 14, 2004 College Greats Join Call for End to Alcohol Ads on College Sports Broadcasts
March 25, 2004 CSPI Applauds House Push to Curb NCAA Alcohol Ads
March 18, 2004 Ads In Party Schools’ Papers Target High-Calorie Drinks
January 21, 2004 Malibu Rum Slammed for Signing Teen-Friendly Shaggy
December 16, 2003 "Alcohol Facts" Label Proposed For Beer, Wine, and Liquor
November 21, 2003 Smithsonian Accused of Skewing History to Please Anheuser-Busch
November 12, 2003 Coaching Legends Help Launch “Alcohol-Free Sports TV” Effort
February 25, 2003 CSPI on JAMA Article on Underage & Excessive Drinking
November 5, 2002 “Alcopop” Labels Dupe Consumers And Regulators
September 24, 2002 CSPI On Youth-Targeted Booze Ads
September 10, 2002 CSPI Blasts Redskins Booze Fumble
August 5, 2002 Drug Czar taps beer-soaked NASCAR
July 16, 2002 kids in the crosshairs of big booze
April 16, 2002 stop the beer tax rollback! reject H.R. 1305
March 21, 2002 NBC's moratorium on hard liquor advertising
December 28, 2001 groups thank television networks for refusing liquor ads
December 20, 2001 liquor ads don't belong on network television
December 14, 2001 don't let General Electric's NBC pollute network television like General Electric polluted the Hudson River
August 20, 2001 alcohol warning labels go unnoticed, poll finds
June 12, 2001 alcohol availability and the Winter Games
May 9, 2001 national poll shows "alcopop" drinks lure teens
March 30, 2001 prevention campaign to NCAA: end beer promotion during basketball championships
January 25, 2001 alcohol marketers assailed for targeting kids during Super Bowl
May 15, 2000 alcoholic beverages listed as a known human carcinogen
April 18, 2000 college students log on to fight campus alcohol woes
February 21, 2000 public-health officials urge BATF to disallow health claims on alcoholic-beverage containers/ads
November 17, 1999 Members of Congress and 121 groups urge alcoholic-beverage warning label improvements
September 9, 1999 FTC report downplays failure of alcoholic-beverage advertisers
July 12, 1999 overwhelming majority of Americans say alcohol should be part of the youth-anti Drug media campaign
June 14, 1999 report highlights alcohol-industry contributions to House Appropriation Committee members
March 2, 1999 CSPI criticizes the wine industry advertising campaign
February 5, 1999 efforts to deter underage drinking lauded, new labeling for wine criticized by CSPI
August 7, 1998 CSPI backs FTC actions on alcohol ads
June 23, 1998 national poll sparks renewed demand for investigation of broadcast liquor ads
February 20, 1998 proposed wine label and breast cancer risk
November 20, 1997 media project launched to combat college binge drinking
October 6, 1997 Cook's champagne promotion violates industry advertising code
October 2, 1997 wine industry propaganda misleads public about drinking, boosts wine as health food
August 29, 1997 new action guide targets high-risk bar promotions that prey upon college students
July 25, 1997 Last Call action guide on high-risk bar promotions that target college students
May 19, 1997 D.C. beer sting finds retailers failing to check youths' IDs
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